On Tuesday 5th April all of Year 10 walked from Bangor Marina to Crawfordsburn Country Park to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Despite the inclement weather everyone enjoyed themselves and so far we have raised £2,172. Well done to all involved!
Before half-term WCB raised an incredible £1713 through two fundraisers for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). The first was a Valentines Non-Uniform Day that saw the whole school take part and get dressed in something red! The second fundraiser saw 5 pupils and 1 teacher enter NICHS’ 5km Red Dress Run event at […]
Thank you to the entire College community for their overwhelming support and generosity regarding our recent whole school charity event called WCB Go The Distance. We raised an outstanding £3230.00 for DreamSchemeNI and we are beyond grateful for all the very kind donations.
From the 14th to the 18th June 2021, the English Department organised a ‘ReadOn’ to support the invaluable work of Cancer Fund for Children. This involved every KS3 student being sponsored to read a novel in English lessons for one week. We are delighted to announce that we raised over £3000 for Northern Ireland’s Cancer […]
Last term Wellington College raised an amazing £1,144.50 over the lockdown for the charity AWARE, which is the depression charity for Northern Ireland, supporting people with their mental well-being and those with bipolar disorder. Thank you so much to all who took part and donated!
Congratulations to Aimee Elliott (Year 9) who won the Inter House Design a Christmas Jumper competition earning 50 points for Peters House. She is pictured here with Mr McFarland who is modelling her winning design. The competition coincided with Christmas Jumper Day with pupils and staff wearing their Christmas jumpers to school and donating to […]
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the College Foodbank Appeal as part of our act of kindness to celebrate World Kindness Day. The amount and range of donations received was incredible as can be seen from these photos. The items were collected for Store House Belfast a local food bank who were very grateful for […]
On Friday 13th November, it is World Kindness Day; a day to celebrate and promote acts of kindness. The aim of World Kindness Day is to create a kinder world by inspiring individuals to carry out small acts of kindness which may positively impact the well being of others. From Friday 6th November until Friday […]
Year 14 raised a total of £1200 throughout the month of December through weekly charity contributions, the Sixth Form Christmas Concert and the Christmas Jumper Day. They felt passionate about the two charities they were supporting: Samaritans UK and AGE NI. Their concern was for others who suffer greatly during the Christmas period, hoping that […]
Well done to Year 11 who raised £700.00 for their chosen charity Pretty ‘n’ Pink, a breast cancer charity located in Belfast. Pictured from the charity is Leanne Rooney who spoke to Year 11 about how the money raised by the college community will help the charity.